Wayland Prison information


Wayland is a Category C adult male training prison. It opened in 1985 with the site buildings being added to, on four occasions. It now comprises thirteen residential units.

IP25 6RL

Tel: 01953 804100

Fax: 01953 804220

Governor: Sonia Walsh

Operational Capacity: 1,017 as of 16th December 2008

Accommodation: TThe majority is single cell with shared accommodation on the Induction Spur and in selected cells within A – D wings. J - N wings are all purpose built double accommodation with in cell showers. A high proportion of units have privacy keys and kitchen facilities. Communal dining is also available. There are specialist units in the prison that concentrate services around IDTS (Integrated Drug Treatment System) and recovery, the Phoenix Futures Substance Dependency Programme, a Drug Free Wing and a Category D progression and ROTL (Release on Temporary Licence) unit. In 2014 a new Personality Disorder Unit with an Enabling Environment was opened, the first unit of its type in a Category C prison. We offer the men in our care an extensive education programme delivered by People Plus at the Wayland College and vocational qualifications in our workshop facilities, which include plumbing, welding and motor mechanics.

Reception Criteria: A Category C prison taking suitable prisoners from within the catchment area who wish to address their offending behaviour.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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